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Wiktionary

  1. on the noseadjective

    Exact; precise; appropriate.

    His estimate that they would consume 23 boxes was on the nose.

    Synonyms:
    on the button, on the dot

Princeton's WordNet

  1. on the nose, on the buttonadverb

    being precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion

    "his guess was on the nose"; "the prediction for snow was right on the button"

    Synonyms:
    on the button

    Antonyms:
    imprecise

  2. precisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the buttonadverb

    just as it should be

    "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"

    Synonyms:
    exactly, incisively, on the dot, on the button, precisely, just

    Antonyms:
    imprecise

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How to use on the nose in a sentence?

  1. Althea Mullarkey:

    All the interesting things about our food that we use to identify things like cheese and fruits and chocolate and coffee are not done with our mouth, they're done with our nose.

  2. Hanka Fogelman:

    The blood started coming out from my nose. I didnt know what to do.

  3. Christopher Chiu:

    There are lots of other things that help protect us, there are barriers in the nose. There are different kinds of proteins and things which are very ancient, primordial, protective systems, and they are likely to have been contributing to them not being infected, and we're really interested in trying to understand what those are.

  4. Helen Baxendale:

    People are really stupid. They think you're serious and intelligent if you're a brunette with a pale complexion and a bit of hooked nose. If you're blonde and pretty, they don't give you that sort of part. It's short-sighted and stupid, but that's how it goes.

  5. Claire Hopkins:

    Data from other viral illnesses and some of the new data we are gathering, suggest the vast majority of people will get better but for some, recovery will be slow, for people who recover more quickly it is likely the virus has only affected the cells lining their nose.


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  • exact, précisé, pile poilFrench

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